Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
airshow by the blue angels. the city's annual christmas day parade. you have the blue grass, the orange and black, the red and gold. cornell joins us live from the embarcadero with more on that. hello. >> good morning, terry. this is one of those weekends no matter where you look in san francisco, something is going on. check it out. at&t park, giants versus cincinnati. playoff action tonight. a lot, a lot going on on the embarcadero. and check it out, this is the uss makin island. this is an amphibious assault vessel. nor on that in a moment. but first check out the fireworks display over san francisco last night. just beautiful. celebrating fleet week and those amazing blue angels who put on quite a show yesterday on the waterfront. don't forget about giants playoff action tonight at&t park. 49ers at the stick as well. folks coming in yesterday heeded warnings. they took public transportation. even though it was heading to watch america's cup yacht racing on the bay which starts again today at 1:45. let's talk about that ship. the uss makin island is open for tours. it was the
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
. in new york city they are closing schools, even shutting down the subway system starting tonight. abc's randy hit is in kill level hills north carolina with the latest on hurricane sandy. >> normally i don't get that nervous, but not feeling that good about >> it will knock down trees and power lines. >> we should not underestimate the impact of this storm. >> sandy is expected to run right into a cold front and that will super charge it. >> this could set historical precedence if it develops along the lines that the american models are indicating. >> that kind of power could launch four to ten foot storm surges in vulnerable areas of washington d.c., new jersey and new york. >> if it would strengthen unexpectedly or change its path it could do a lot of damage and you could be at risk. >> that's why families all along the east coast are boarding up, stocking up on food and water, generators and batteries and other supplies. >> prepare for the worst and hope for the best. >> bracing when sandy strikes. >> sandy is already reeking flush havoc on travel. flights have been cancelled.
Oct 14, 2012 9:00am PDT
, san francisco's bid to persuade the nfl to let the city host a super bowl in the not-too-distant future. also new details about friday night's boat rescue in san francisco bay. the owner of the boat tells abc7 news exactly what happened. >> if they do reopen it, i bet a lot of kids would be very, very happy. >> and the fight to rebuild a dirt-filled swimming pool in the east bay. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. [ female announcer ] why settle for plain bread? here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >> we're now learning more about what happened on the party boat from ran aground and began sinking friday night in san francisco bay. twenty-two people had to be rescued after the accident near alcatraz. abc news reporter nick smith caught up
Oct 21, 2012 9:00am PDT
. yesterday teams of third graders from all over the bay area competed to see who could transform their dreams into designs. this year best in show prize awarded to garfield elementary school in city's telegraph hill north beach area. >> san jose earthquakes hope their fans will help them set a new world record this morning. the team and fans think they can break the record for the number of people taking part in a groundbreaking. the earthquakes will break ground for their new stadium at 11:30 this morning. current record stands at 4,532 people. the earthquakes are encouraging fans to bring their own shovels so they can carve out a new spot for the world records. they need over 4,000 people. this comes as the earthquakes just clinched home field advantage for the playoffs. no rain to turn that ground into mud. >> and tomorrow afternoon it will be happening. today we are dry but we have a cold front bringing pretty good rain through the early afternoon. especially in the north bay, half an inch to three-quarters of an inch. maybe a quarter of an inch in the south bay. it fizzles a